Encore VFX's Stephan Fleet Selected to Speak at The Foundry's NUKE 8 global digital Launch Event mercoledý, 11 Dicembre 2013 - 09:44 PM - 4 Months, 1 ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Hollywood, California--December 11, 2013) Encore, a Deluxe Creative Services company, is very excited that Executive Creative Director Stephan Fleet was selected by The Foundry, the makers of NUKE, as one of three special guest speakers who helped introduce the new version of the professional compositing software. Fleet discussed the product from the perspective of its capabilities in the hyper kinetic world of VFX for TV. Fleet, who has served as VFX Supervisor for the summer smash Under the Dome as well as the complex VFX show, The River , and many other series, has used NUKE in innovative and creative ways. Encore also used NUKE on the pilot for Cinemax's Banshee , which received an Emmy Award for its visual effects.
ARRI Offers Lighting Resource with new Photometrics App mercoledý, 11 Dicembre 2013 - 09:13 PM - 4 Months, 1 ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (December 11, 2013) The new ARRI Photometrics App for iPhone and iPad gives quick access to the properties and luminous outputs for ARRI’s renowned light fixtures. Created for lighting and cinematography professionals this free application is now available in the iTunes store. Once downloaded, this valuable tool puts a wealth of information right at your fingertips, whenever you need it – whether on set or shooting in remote locations. Upon opening the application, users can begin selecting from one of five product categories: Daylight, Daylight MAX, Fluorescent, LED and Tungsten.
Best-sellers domenica, 15 Dicembre 2013 - 08:21 AM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - C-Media "Things That Matter," by Charles Krauthammer A collection of columns covering three decades of politics from the Financial Times writer.
Advanced Systems Group Adds Patrick Kennedy To Bolster Los Angeles Sales Efforts martedý, 17 Dicembre 2013 - 04:22 PM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Emeryville, California--December 17, 2013) Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, today announced that Patrick Kennedy has joined its Los Angeles-based sales team, effective Dec. 1. He will manage media and entertainment accounts throughout Southern California, specializing in enterprise storage systems, archiving, asset management, and broadcast technologies. Kennedy is an experienced sales executive who has sold technology integration products and services to major media and entertainment companies, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he worked for DZ Solutions, where he signed and managed a number of accounts. He has also held sales positions in real estate, finance, and entertainment industries.
iPro Lenses Now for iPhone 5, 5S, 4/4S, Galaxy S4, & iPad Mini mercoledý, 18 Dicembre 2013 - 02:55 AM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Van Nuys, California--December 17, 2013) Schneider Optics, makers of the iPro Lenses for smartphones announces that the system now is compatible with even more devices. Now the set of 5 iPro lenses can add creative versatility for those using iPhone 5, 5S, and 4/4S, Samsung Galaxy S4, and iPad Mini. Designed by professional lens and filter maker, Schneider Optics, the iPro Lens System is purpose-built to enable professional quality photographic and video imagery with smartphones and iPads by adding the benefits of interchangeable Macro, Wide Angle, Super Wide, Fisheye, and Telephoto lenses to capture more in every shot. The iPro Lens System’s professional optics are simple to use, easy to handle, and smartly self-storing in an integral black case that doubles as a handle.
Brickyard VFX and General Gau Help JetBlue Soar martedý, 17 Dicembre 2013 - 03:00 PM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2013-12-17) Brickyard VFX, a bi-coastal VFX and animation studio, and General Gau, its in-house arm for custom character-based content, recently completed work on JetBlue Airways' "Air on the Side of Humanity" campaign via Mullen. The three-spot campaign engages viewers and conveys the JetBlue experience in a fresh and witty way — through pigeons, the ultimate "frequent fliers," discussing the desire to be treated with some respect and humanity amid the plights of modern air travel. The spots launched this fall in Boston.
Broadcast Pix Granite Integrated Production System Anchors Creative Video of Washington HD Mobile Productions martedý, 17 Dicembre 2013 - 03:00 PM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2013-12-17) From the Kennedy Center to the National Mall, Creative Video of Washington, Inc., a full-service video production company based in McLean, Va., produces a variety of live events across the Washington, DC region. Although the company maintains a very healthy SD productionbusiness ? a lot of association meetings are driven by PowerPoint presentations that still use the 4:3 aspect ratio ? the company made the move to native HD production with its latest mobile package, which is anchored by a Broadcast Pix? Granite? 1000 integrated production system.
Tonido Personal Cloud Network Adds 1 Million Devices giovedý, 19 Dicembre 2013 - 03:00 PM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2013-12-19) AUSTIN, Texas , Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CodeLathe, the leader in personal cloud products and services, announced today that over 1 million devices were added to the Tonido Personal Cloud network. With 100 percent year-over-year growth and 1500 to 3000 devices.....
RLJ Entertainment Inks Deal With Fox for New Adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" giovedý, 19 Dicembre 2013 - 09:32 PM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon and Simon Kinberg on Board to Produce New film of One of the Most Successful Novels of All Time (Silver Springs, Maryland--December 19, 2013) After a highly competitive bidding process, Fox has acquired film rights to the iconic mystery novel "Murder on the Orient Express" from Acorn Productions Ltd/Agatha Christie Ltd, the UK based rights holding production arm of RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLJE). With more than two billion books sold, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time, and "Murder on the Orient Express"is one of her most popular novels. The 1934 novel features her internationally renowned detective, Hercule Poirot, investigating a murder on the Orient Express.
News Corp. buys start-up Storyful for $25 million sabato, 21 Dicembre 2013 - 01:34 AM - 4 Months ago - 11 Letture - top stories - C-Media News Corp., the newspaper publisher and media company, said Friday that it acquired Storyful, a company that gathers user-generated news and video, for $25 million to help it grow its digital and video business.